Regions Bank armed robber sentenced Wednesday

COLUMBUS, Ga. – A Florida man has been convicted in the armed robbery of Columbus Regions Bank.

Bryon McCollum has been sentenced to 32 years in prison. McCollum robbed the Regions Bank on Veterans Parkway in June of 2015.

Testimony from the trial revealed that McCollum and an accomplice, Michael Lee Hall, entered the bank armed with guns while wearing masks, hats, and guns.

Hall plead guilty to armed robbery back in November.

Officials say McCollum has an extensive criminal history with nine prior convictions for robbing banks throughout the southeast.

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